Dan McAuliffe is the Head of Studio at Z2. Dan began his videogame career in 2002 as a designer on the million-selling The Sims: Bustin’ Out (GBA). After a rapid advance into the production ranks, Dan has guided a bevy of top titles to completion including Assassin’s Creed: Bloodlines (PSP), Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery (DSi/iPhone), Age of Empires: Mythologies (DS), Spore: Creatures (DS), The Sims 2 (DS), and The Urbz: Sims in the City (DS/GBA). At Griptonite, Dan was instrumental in enhancing both the efficiency of development and quality of the studio's top titles. Now with Z2, Dan is driving the creation of original F2P games on mobile platforms. In addition to being an avid board and video gamer, Dan enjoys all manner of outdoor sports, reading and music.
Last updated: Jan 17, 2014